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Thanksgiving Is More Than Just food

Thanksgiving Is More Than Just Food

November 24, 2021 · 0 comments

Many of us focus on the Thanksgiving dishes that we love and take us back to memorable times when we were younger. Sure, that is part of Thanksgiving. However, Thanksgiving is more than just about food. Thanksgiving Past and Present A bit of how Thanksgiving began: in 1621, the pilgrims


50 Non-Food Ways to Celebrate Your WLS Milestones & Goals

March 26, 2018 · 0 comments

It is important as we're losing weight and sticking to the healthy habits of our weight loss surgery lifestyle that we have non-food ways to celebrate our milestones. Besides the rewards you feel as you're losing (or maintaining) your weight, rewarding your milestones reinforces your healthy habits and motivates you

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Celebrating My Independence With WLS

July 3, 2017 · 0 comments

Even as a kid, I looked forward to the Independence holiday. I grew up with a very patriotic flag-loving mother, so we celebrated it in a big way. Our festivities had food (lots of it), fun, and fireworks. Little did I know that my love of Independence Day would grow


10 Tips for an Attitude of Gratitude Every Day

November 17, 2016 · 0 comments

Let's have an attitude for gratitude every day! On the fourth Thursday in November, in the U.S., we celebrate Thanksgiving and being grateful. What about the other 364 days in the year? It has been shown that being grateful can improve many parts of your life! Benefits to an Attitude of

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Are Exercise Labels a Good Idea?

April 28, 2016 · 0 comments

Before you ate a slice of pizza, if you knew how many minutes you would have to walk or run to burn it off, would it make you think twice before eating it?  Would you not eat it at all? British researchers and medical professionals think that information is important

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12 Tips to Overcome a Day of Overeating and Get Back On Track

February 24, 2016 · 0 comments

It's the morning after a day when you compulsively overate. You probably wish you had a "Rewind" button to click, so you could go back and erase whatever you ate yesterday. Unfortunately, you can't undo yesterday, but you can put it behind you and get right back on track.  That's


How People Eat Is Changing

January 22, 2016 · 0 comments

People are changing their eating habits and finally the big food manufacturers are listening.  They had to in order to keep up with competitors and the buying power of our  collective purchasing dollars. The big food companies are responding to us, as customers, and how we want to eat!  Is

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10 Ways to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

December 23, 2015 · 0 comments

Getting through the Holidays without gaining weight can seem daunting.  Navigating the Holiday celebrations, office parties, get-togethers with friends, and your favorite childhood dishes on the table can be overwhelming.  You aren't at the whim of well-meaning food pushers that want you to eat more. Just like the rest of

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A New Season, A New Me

October 27, 2015 · 0 comments

Autumn has always been my favorite time of year.  When I was in elementary school, I loved buying new school supplies and organizing them. I can still remember opening my new box of crayons, and the smell of them. I lived in an area that had the beautiful transformation of

Bill Streetman Bikes His Way To Health

July 13, 2015 · 0 comments

Only five years ago, Bill Streetman, ObesityHelp member WHSNewLife, was 54 and weighed 404 pounds.  His health was failing.  Bill had high cholesterol and high blood pressure. As a result of his weight and body size, Bill could no longer do the things he loved such as hike, snow ski,

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